Silicon modulator based on anti-crossing between paired amplitude and phase tunable microring resonators

William M.J. Green, Michael J. Rooks, Lidija Sekaric, Yurii A. Vlasov

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Abstract

A modulator design based upon anti-crossing between coupled silicon microrings with independent amplitude-phase functionality, is presented. The device has a footprint of 0.003mm2, exhibits over 10x improvement in modulation sensitivity, and 14 dB extinction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528349, 9781557528346
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 6 2007May 6 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/6/075/6/07

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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